Ten elected leaders from across Tampa Bay have announced their support of Democratic candidate Eunic Ortiz as she runs for Florida Senate District 18.
The new endorsers include Sen. Janet Cruz, Reps. Ben Diamond and Anna Eskamani, former Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, St. Petersburg Council member Copley Gerdes, Gulfport City Council member Michael Fridovich and Largo City Commissioner Jamie Robinson.
Other endorsers include former Florida Education Commissioner Betty Castor, former state Rep. Carl Zimmerman and former St. Pete City Council members Amy Foster and Karl Nurse.
SD 18 covers parts of Clearwater, St. Pete, Largo, Pinellas Park and Gulfport.
– Kelly Hayes, The Tampa Bay 100